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Breifne College is a popular school located just outside the town of Cavan. The aim of the school is to create the conditions in which students can achieve their full potential- intellectually, morally, physically and socially- and acquire the highest standard of personal and academic excellence. As a result, Breifne college has a fantastic track record in students achieving top exam results.

The distinctive blend of programmes which the school provides in an attractive and well-ordered environment offers students an ideal preparation to deal with the consistently changing demands and challenges of modern society and avail of its varied and many opportunities. The school believes in the holistic approach to education and strives to educate its students in a caring supportive environment which aims to mature and develop the entire person. The academic curriculum is therefore complemented by an extensive range of personal development programmes and extra-curricular activities.

The new school building has state-of the-art facilities including a multipurpose fitness gym and well equipped art rooms, laboratories and IT suites.

School available for EU Citizens only.

Cavan is a large county in the north of Ireland which is home to beautiful scenery and charming villages. With several stunning lakes scattered around the
countryside, it is also a wonderful place to take advantage of water based activities such as fishing. Situated just a 90-minute coach journey from Dublin city centre, Cavan is the perfect placement area for students who want an authentic small-town Irish experience, whilst still having easy access to the bustling capital city for weekend day trips. The county is also ideally situated just a short distance from the Irish border so students can also venture to Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland, to take in a wealth of arts and culture and even visit the world-famous Titanic Museum. As one of Educatius' most established placement areas in Ireland, students who choose Cavan will settle into a sociable and safe community of local people who love welcoming international students to the area.

School Profile: Breifne College

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School Information

13 - 17

Mathematics, History, Science, Accounting, Biology, Chemistry, Construction, Home Economics, Religious Studies, English, Computer Science, Geography, Physical Education, Engineering, Wood Working, Business, Agriscience, Design, Communication, Entrepreneurship, Technology


Debate, Video, Musical Instrument Production

Football - Gaelic, Soccer, Basketball, Table Tennis, Badminton, Trampolining, Golf, Cross Country Running

Short-Term, Spring Semester, Fall Semester, Fall Year